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[movies]The Coffee House - Artistic Eye - Welmoed Laanstra
Artist Linda Hesh proposes placing photo ads in the Washington Post that challenge prejudice.
Keywords: prejudice; art; advertisement
Downloads: 10,877 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Fighting Global Warming One House at a Time - Mark Cohen
"Fighting Global Warming One House at a Time " is the story of Maryland's first 90% renewable energy home. It explains  how one Takoma Park family is fighting global warming on a budget, and how you can do it too.
Keywords: global warming; energy; efficiency; solar; photovoltaic; conservation
Downloads: 6,916 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]The Coffee House - February 2006 - Mark Cohen
On this edition of The Coffee House: The dean of alternative journalism in the Washington, DC area, Sam Smith, talks about the growing buzz among progressives in support of Al Gore as the Democratic presidential candidate in 2008; Reuben Jackson reviews a new biography of soul vocalist Sam Cooke; Dr. Anthony Scialli discusses the beneifts and liabilities of hormone therapy for menopausal and post-menopausal women; JaHipster and Rei Berroa offer poems; Education Week's Kathleen Kennedy Manzo deli...
Keywords: Gore; Democrats; presidency; Sam Cooke; poetry; hormone; therapy; estrogen; education; left behind
Downloads: 3,201
[movies]The Coffee House - Second Look - Mark Cohen
An excerpt from Howard Kohn's rememberance of his "Rolling Stone" magazine colleague, Hunter S. Thompson.
Keywords: gonzo; fear; loathing
Downloads: 10,855 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #149 - Mark Cohen
REP. DONNA EDWARDS ON CORPORATE FREE SPEECH, HEALTH CARE, WALL STREET, OIL SPILLS, IMMIGRATION, AFGHANISTAN AND OBAMA Completing her first full term in Congress, Maryland Democrat Donna Edwards has earned a national reputation and following as someone who does her homework and speaks her mind. She rejoins us to chat about, among other topics, her constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Courtâs recent ruling in Citizens United that corporations enjoy the First Amendment right to spending...
Keywords: politics; health care; oil spill; drilling; Afghanistan; immigration; juvenile justice; Vietnam; reconciliation; war; poetry; harmonies
Downloads: 7,304
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #147 - Mark Cohen
WELCOME TO THE COFFEE HOUSE WHERE, IN THE NEXT HOUR⦠MANY OF OUR SCHOOLS ARE FAILING⦠UNIONS ARE FINGERED FOR CODDLING BAD TEACHERS⦠RANDI WEINGARTEN, PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, HAS A PLAN⦠THE DRUG WAR IS NO LONGER HEADLINES⦠BUT OVERFLOWING PRISONS TESTIFY THEREâS BEEN NO CEASE FIRE⦠WHAT TO DO? WE CHAT WITH NKECHI TAIFA OF THE OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE ⦠A CLIMATE BILL WAS TOUGH GOING IN THE SENATE BEFORE THE GOP VICTORY IN MASSACHUSETTS⦠NOW WHAT ...
Keywords: school reform; teachers; unions; crack; cocaine; disparity; climate; cap and trade; cap and dividend; poetry; roots music; acoustic; traditional
Downloads: 1,378
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
ARE SLOTS THE SALVATION OF HORSE RACING AND FISCALLY STRAPPED STATES? With attendance at horse races steadily declining, and the State of Maryland facing structural budget shortfalls into the foreseeable future, Gov. Martin O’Malley and Senate President Mike Miller are once again floating slots at race tracks as the horse racing industry’s and the state’s fiscal salvation. But based upon the experience of neighboring states, the Baltimore Sun’s Andrew Green reports that slots actually di...
Keywords: gambling; slots; horse racing; revenue
Downloads: 1,001 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]The Coffee House #146 - Mark Cohen
This month in The Coffee House: GETTING BY WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM THE GOVERNMENT With joblessness hovering around 10 percent, large numbers of people are trying to get by on unemployment insurance, but many other qualify who donât apply. For tips on navigating the UI system, we turn to Courtney Chappell of the DC Employment Justice Center. (Host: Fred Feinstein) THE CASE AGAINST ARTIFICIAL TURF SOCCER FIELDS As the youth soccer booms spreads across the country, grass fields that were once only...
Keywords: unemployment; insurance; artificial turf; Hip-Hop; dance; poetry; roots music
Downloads: 1,491
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #148 - Mark Cohen
This month in THE COFFEE HOUSE: BP GLOBAL MOVES A US SOLAR PANEL PLANT TO ASIA: ARE WE READY TO COMPETE IN THE EMERGING GREEN ECONOMY? Even as the Obama administration has launched a substantial green energy program as part of the stimulus plan, BP Global recently announced plans to shut down its solar panel manufacturing facility near Frederick, Maryland and move the operation to China and India. Which raises the question, is the US ready to compete for a significant share of the growing global...
Keywords: Arts; human rights; footbal; Steelers: Pittsbrgh: Rooney; solar; China; green jobs; poetry; singer-songwriter; corrections; book club
Downloads: 2,896
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
WAMMIE winning blues woman Melanie Mason performs "Sliding Delta"
Keywords: blues
Downloads: 436
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
The pan-Celtic band "Iona" performs a Celtic Cajun song.
Keywords: Celtic; Cajun
Downloads: 831
[movies]Peter Davis interview - Mark Cohen
Long before "Fahrenheit 911," there was "Hearts and Minds" (1974), a work that Michael Moore touts as the greatest documentary, perhaps the greatest film, ever made. We talk with "Hearts and Minds" filmmaker Peter Davis, who was at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, MD, for the film's re-release. (Host: Howard Kohn)
Keywords: Vietnam; Iraq; documentary
Downloads: 1,278 (1 review)
[movies]The Coffee House - January 2006 - Mark Cohen
US Senate candidate from Maryland Allan Lichtman; reporter Tom Pelton on who really controls Maryland's pollution policies; a working families agenda for Annapolis with Progressive Maryland's Tom Hucker; a photo essay on 911 and its aftermath; a multimedia pause and cheer for New Orleans with Chris Chandler; and poetry by Thomas Sayers Ellis and Grace Cavalieri.
Keywords: Senate; Maryland; Democrats; 911; Iraq; WMD; governor; lobbyist; Constellation; New Orleans; Katrina; spoken word; poetry
Downloads: 262
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Singer-songwriter Lea performs the title song from her 2001 CD, "Creation."
Keywords: singer; songwriter; Creation
Downloads: 542
[movies]Exodus: Buckeye Style - Mark Cohen
An audio documentary from 1979 that first aired on WYSO-FM in Yellow Springs, Ohio, about advocacy efforts in Ohio and elsewhere in the rust belt to gain passage of state laws to cushion the impacts on workers, their families and communities caused when major employers move their operations south or abroad in search of cheaper production costs.
Keywords: plant closing; Governor Rhodes; Ohio Public Interest Campaign
Downloads: 1,747
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Five-time WAMMIE nominee, rocker Billy Coulter, sings "South off Serenity"
Keywords: rock; folk; singer-songwriter
Downloads: 455
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poetry by Derrick Weston Brown ("Missed Train") and Grace Cavalieri ("Temperance").
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 115
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Tom Devine, legal director of the Government Accountability Project, explains why the US Justice Department fights tooth and nail against legislation overwhelmingly supported by Congress to expand the protections afforded government whistleblowers.
Keywords: whistleblower
Downloads: 213
[movies]The Coffee House - May 2007 - Mark Cohen
The Federal Communications Commission is in the throes of its biennial review of ownership patterns of media. Broadcasters are again pressing for further relaxation of rules restricting the number of TV and radio stations an entity can own in a single market, and rules regarding cross-ownership of a TV channel and newspaper in the same market. Mark Lloyd, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and an affiliated professor at the Georgetown Institute of Public Policy, is the co-author...
Keywords: broadcasting; media; FCC; prosecutor; environment; climate
Downloads: 294
[movies]The Coffee House #146.mpeg - Mark Cohen
This month in The Coffee House: With unemployment hovering at ten ten percent, more and more people are relying on unemployment insurance to help make ends meet. But it is a very complicated system. Courtney Chappell of the DC Employment Justice Center offers some tips. (Host: Fred Feinstein) Youth soccer has exploded in America and that explosion has put the quality of fields to a major test. Many gress fields have suffered from overuse...
Keywords: jobs; unemployment artificial turf; dance; Hip Hop; roots music; poetry
Downloads: 584
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening explains his support for gay marriage.
Keywords: gay; marriage; equality
Downloads: 179
[movies]The Coffee House - Feature - Mark Cohen
In memoriam for jazz bassist Keter Betts
Keywords: jazz; bass; Silver Spring
Downloads: 2,404
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet Kim Roberts's "The Back of My Hand"
Keywords: poetry; Vilnius
Downloads: 262
[movies]coffeehouse_Rei_Berroa_120 - Mark Cohen
Poem "After the War"
Keywords: poetry; war; love
Downloads: 242
[movies]The Coffee House - Second Look - Mark Cohen
"Perils of Dominance" author and historian Gareth Porter explodes a number of myths about the US war in Vietnam, including the military threat to America posed by the Soviet Union.
Keywords: Vietnam; USSR; first-strike
Downloads: 430
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Cincinnati-based Joe Jencks makes his music and his living on the road, where the singer-songwriter has built a following among folkies and labor activists. He stops by THE COFFEE HOUSE to share two songs, about the life of a migrant laborer and being true to one’s calling.
Keywords: singer-songwriter; folk; music
Downloads: 561
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Traditional fiddler Alan Jabbour was head of the Archive of Folk Song at the Library of Congress 1969-74, director of the folk arts program at the National Endowment for the Arts 1974-76, and director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress 1976-99. He plays two songs and speaks with The Coffee House's David Eisner.
Keywords: fiddle; traditional; music
Downloads: 235
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Zoe Mulford sings "Life Is Too Short to Fold Underwear"
Keywords: underwear
Downloads: 503
[movies]coffeehouse_139 - Mark Cohen
Run-Down of Episode #139 (April 2009): PRESIDENT OBAMA CALLS THE PRESENT RELATIONSHIP UNSUSTAINABLE⦠WITH PALESTINIANS DIVIDED AND ISRAELIS ELECTING A RIGHT-WING GOVERNMENT, WE ASK NADIA HAJIB OF THE INSTITUTE FOR PALESTINE STUDIES, CAN WE GET TO A SUSTAINABLE MIDDLE EAST? SON OF SURVIVORS, EDWIN BLACK CONTINUES HIS SERIES OF INVESTIGATIVE BOOKS ON HOW THE HOLOCAUST COULD HAVE HAPPENED â IN NAZI NEXUS, HE SUMS UP THAT HITLERâS RACIAL IDEOLOGY AND KEY TECHNOLOGY WERE STAMPED âMADE IN THE US...
Keywords: Middle East; Obama; Holocaust; corporate complicity; homeless; photography; poetry; a cappella
Downloads: 593
[movies]The Coffee House - Artistic Eye - Mark Cohen
Artists Tom Block, a Jew from Bethesda, MD, and Karim Chaibi, a Muslim from Tunisia, are collaborating on a painting exhibition that emphasizes the commonality in the mystical traditions of their two often polarized faiths. The exhibition runs from February until April 2007 at the Gateway Heliport Gallery in Silver Spring, MD.
Keywords: art; Muslim; Jew; convergence
Downloads: 213
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #144 - Mark Cohen
This month on The Coffee House: A POWERFUL NEW FORCE FOR CHANGE IN CONGRESS Elected to Congress in 2008, Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) has quickly emerged as a national voice for progressive health care reform and for a closer look at our goals and exit strategy in Afghanistan. A member of the Science and Technology Committee, Rep. Edwards discusses the efficacy of carbon sequestration as a solution for climate change...
Keywords: legislation; health care; Afghanistan; gardening; nuclear power; climate change; poetr; music
Downloads: 797
[movies]coffeehouse_137_Obama_inaugural - Mark Cohen
Excerpts from President Obama's Inaugural Address are set to photos by Sam Kittner, www.kittner.com.
Keywords: Obama; inauguration; photography
Downloads: 201
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Songwriter Nick Annis sings "Background Scenery"
Keywords: folk; songwriter
Downloads: 520
[movies]The Coffee House - A Second Look - Mark Cohen
In his fifth book nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, BANKING ON BAGHDAD, Edwin Black's review of history finds that all the West has ever cared about in Iraq is geography, as a colonial stepping stone, and geology, i.e., oil.
Keywords: Iraq; Islam; oil
Downloads: 714
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet JaHipster offers a "True Story" about blackness.
Keywords: poetry; blackness
Downloads: 418
[movies]coffeehouse_133_Jon_and_Ben_Carroll - Mark Cohen
GRAMMY and multi-WAMMY winner Jon Carroll is joined by his son Ben for a lively set of tunes.
Keywords: music
Downloads: 108
[movies]The Coffee House - WorkLife - Mark Cohen
"The Great American JobsScam" author Greg Leroy on how businesses extort subsidies from local communities by threatening to take jobs elsewhere. But the businesses locational decisions aren't based on these these subsidies.
Keywords: jobs; welfare; subsidies
Downloads: 216
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Performance artist Holly Bass's monologue from "Diary of a Baby Diva".
Keywords: performance; one-woman play; monologue; diva
Downloads: 384
[movies]The Coffee House - Willing Spirit - Mark Cohen
A guide to a mindful family celebration of Christmas from author and Web blogger Jen Lemen.
Keywords: Christmas; blog; Soul Sister
Downloads: 396
[movies]The Coffee House - Writers' Bloc - Mark Cohen
Sibbie O'Sullivan, playwrite and poet, is out with a CD, "Little Wheel," featuring her poems read by various artists.
Keywords: poetry; CD
Downloads: 190
[movies]The Coffee House - In Step - Mark Cohen
Word/Dance/Theater founder and president Cynthia Word on the philosophy of modern dance.
Keywords: modern; dance
Downloads: 347
[movies]coffeehouse_136_Curtis_Blues - Mark Cohen
One-man blues band Curtis Blues performs two songs.
Keywords: blues
Downloads: 304
[movies]The Coffee House - Feature - Mark Cohen
Brit Cat Stevens, AKA Yusuf Islam, once recorded a tune, "Miles From Nowhere," that eerily captures the former pop singer's deportation from the US as a potential terrorist. Here's a clip from The Coffee House in October 2004.
Keywords: singer; deportation; Islam
Downloads: 267
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
American Folklife Center founder Alan Jabbour plays a traditional fiddle number.
Keywords: fiddle; traditional; folklife
Downloads: 479
[movies]The Coffee House - Willing Spirit - Mark Cohen
The Right claims values and Jesus and gets away with it, argues Adam Taylor, because the Left fears religious language. (Host: Rev. Heather Kirk-Davidoff)
Keywords: Jesus; politics; Right; Left
Downloads: 219
[movies]The Coffee House -- June 2006 - Mark Cohen
Senator Kweisi Mfume? The Democratic primary election in Maryland is September 12. Among the many contested races is one for the US Senate seat being vacated by Paul Sarbanes. Rep. Ben Cardin holds a slight lead in the polls and a six-fold edge in fundraising over former Congressman and NAACP chief Kweisi Mfume. (Polls show both Cardin and Mfume beating likely GOP candidate Michael Steele, with Cardin winning more decisively.) But Mfume has several advantages over Cardin in the primary, includin...
Keywords: Senate; Mfume; Fringe; Armstrong; NSA; security
Downloads: 388
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
District of Columbia children's nutrition official Michele Tingling-Clemmons explains why she feared retaliation for speaking out publicly about the what she believed was the misappropriation of funds meant for food programs for low-income kids.
Keywords: whistleblower
Downloads: 149
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet JaHipster has a "True Story" about blackness.
Keywords: poetry; blackness
Downloads: 283
[movies]The Coffee House - July 2007 - Mark Cohen
This month in THE COFFEE HOUSE: ARE SLOTS THE SALVATION OF HORSE RACING AND FISCALLY STRAPPED STATES? With attendance at horse races steadily declining, and Maryland facing structural budget shortfalls into the foreseeable future, Gov. Martin O’Malley and Senate President Mike Miller are once again floating slots at race tracks as the horse racing industry’s and the state’s fiscal salvation. But based upon the experience of neighboring states, the Baltimore Sun’s Andrew Green reports tha...
Keywords: news; public afairs; arts; New Orleans; gambling; agriculture; singer-songwriter; poetry
Downloads: 509
[movies]The Coffee House - 21st Century Life - Mark Cohen
US PIRG environmental advocate Navin Nayak describes the degree to which our energy supplies are located in the hurricane alley that Katrina blew through.
Keywords: hurricane; Katrina; natural gas; pipelines; oil shock
Downloads: 664
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